THE BIG E
If we want our kids to have secure financial futures, we have to pay the price of educating them. The more nerdy they are as teenagers, the more successful they’ll be later on. Brains earn bucks, and nobody knows this better than poor immigrants. I grew up in a...
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THE BIG E
June 30, 2011 | 11:07 am
September 16, 2010 | 11:53 am
The MASA study-in-Israel initiative is giving eight U.S. colleges or systems a total of $400,000 over the next two years.
MASA will give $50,000 each to Arizona State University, Barnard College, Case Western Reserve University, Michigan State University, the New Jersey state...
December 18, 2008 | 2:11 amAmid the cascade of bad economic news of the past few months, five Jewish high schools in Los Angeles received some good news last week.
The Jim Joseph Foundation, based in San Francisco, awarded the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) and The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles a...
December 11, 2008 | 12:05 amWalk Raises Funds for Jewish Home
The eighth annual Wells Fargo Walk of Ages attracted nearly 1,000 participants and raised approximately $500,000 for Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, the largest single-source provider of senior housing in the city.
The walk, held on Sunday,...
October 31, 2008 | 6:07 pm
June 5, 2008 | 2:33 pmJewish Educators Award Scholarships
Nine students from Los Angeles Unified School District schools each received a $2,000 scholarship from the Association of Jewish Educators (AJE), a group of Jewish teachers and administrators at Los Angeles public schools.
At a May 18 brunch, the...
Briefs: Scholarships memorialize fallen Israeli troops, Prizant and Federation settle suit, Teriton residents block evictions
August 9, 2007 | 8:00 pm
August 3, 2006 | 8:00 pm
Simha Lainer, a diminutive centenarian who cut a towering figure in Jewish education in Los Angeles, died Tuesday, Aug. 8. He was 100.
"He was a giant," said Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) Executive Director Gil Graff. "What he did was singularly remarkable: he established...
December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Late in the summer of 1987, my parents shipped me off to the Cleveland Jewish Community Center's cleverly named Camp Wise. It was August, the weather was hot, and the little village of wooden cabins with tent flaps for walls was a welcome change from the air-conditioned houses of the...
August 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Kadima Hebrew Academy honored its past and its future at an April gala celebrating the school's 35th anniversary. Rabbi Elijah and Penina Schochet, the school's founders, were honored alongside Dorit and Shawn Evanheim, the benefactors who enabled the school to purchase...
July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm
After only a few months in Los Angeles, Shirley N., a 30-year-old Jewish immigrant from Iran, almost returned to her homeland because of financial difficulties.
"I was down, I was broke, I didn't have anyone here, and I was also worried about my family in Iran," Shirley said. "I...
May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm
They are not scholarships but "camperships" in Jewish summer camp parlance. Of the 1,000 campers expected soon at Malibu's Camp JCA Shalom, which is supported by JCCGLA, about 200 parents applied for camperships.
"It's amazing, in the past few years, the income level of people who...
May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Setting a contemporary example for the ancient value of "l'dor v'dor" (from generation to generation), supporters of Heritage Pointe will walk through Irvine May 31 in a communitywide 5K walk to raise money for the county's only Jewish retirement home.
"My goal is to help keep this...
October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Four members of Chaverim, a social program for adults with developmental disabilities celebrated their bar/bat mitzvahs at Valley Beth Shalom. Karen Cook, Cindi Rothstein, Ron Corn and Stephen Wise didn't have the opportunity to partake in the Jewish ritual at the...
September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Platters of apple slivers prepared for dunking in honey are a holiday ritual symbolizing hope for a sweet New Year.
The Jewish Federation of Orange County is on its way to starting another New Year tradition by again urging residents to buy Israeli-made honey for their own Rosh...
August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Bet Tzedek's sixth annual Justice Ball has always been a popular affair for Los Angeles' young professionals. But this year, add "swanky" to the fundraiser's list of superlatives.
Justice Ball 2002 was held at the recently renovated and reopened...
February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm
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